Brazil raises rates to six-year high

Central bank tries to rein in rising inflation

Etsy aims to raise $100m in IPO

Offering set to be biggest for a New York-based tech company in years

J&J nears deal for cancer drugmaker

Pharmacyclics bid of more than $17.5bn would be biggest bet on biopharma

Exxon chief says oil prices will stay low

Tillerson points to 12 per cent capital spending cut this year

Instagram reveals new advertising format

‘Carousel’ ads feature links to brand websites

Jay-Z faces opposition over music bid

More than 10% of Aspiro investors are negative on the deal

American Eagle on top as A&F struggles

Abercrombie & Fitch battles to win back fickle teens

Cloud software: cirrus, cumulus, churn

Paying for unprofitable companies is not a bet on a year of growth but on the next five to 10

The $62bn secret of Buffett’s success

Berkshire Hathaway group is savvy when it comes to deferring tax

Uber acquires mapping start-up deCarta

Deal may allow tech group to reduce reliance on Google services

Berkshire Hathaway set to sell eurobonds

Warren Buffett’s company has hired banks to examine borrowing

Glencore: trading places

A solid quarter is not proof that vertical integration works

Actavis records second-largest bond sale

Orders surge to $90bn as investors across the globe scramble for higher-yielding corporate debt

BlackBerry unveils touchscreen smartphone

Handset release is first of four planned for this year

Luddites are wrong about high-tech sector

If new technologies really cut jobs, we would all be out of work

PCH buys ecommerce retailer

Online store will cater to raft of hardware and gadget start-ups

Citi to sell OneMain to Springleaf

Former AIG unit becomes biggest subprime lender in $4.25bn deal

Vox chases video payday

Facebook has become a potent force but not yet a revenue source

Japan wage growth fastest in 15 years

Increase in basic salaries key to success of Abenomics

Fed urged to clarify bank capital rules

Systemic Risk Council chair says openness needed to win support


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